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Advocacy Alerts
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
New York Addiction Amendments to Public Health Law »
NY S00687 On January 1, 2017, Senator Timothy Kennedy introduced S00687 with co-sponsors Tony Avella and Li...
Thursday, August 2, 2018
Federal Money: EHRs, Opioid Alternatives, and SUE Workforce Loans »
HB 3331: Electronic Health Record Technology Adoption On July 20, 2017, Representative Lynn Jenkins introduced...
Wednesday, July 25, 2018
California After School Programs, Opioid Prevention, and Medi-Cal Reimbursement »
California residents: there are some bills winding its way through the state government we'd like to draw your attention t...
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Federal HB 5176 & 5272 - Overdose Funding and Evidence-Based Standards »
Federal HB 5176: Preventing Overdoses While In Emergency Rooms Act of 2018 On March 6, 2018, HB 5176 was intr...
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Federal Opioid Legislation (HB 5685 & 5353) »
The opioid crisis is, alas, still going strong. There are two pieces of federal legislation currently in Senate committees...
Thursday, July 5, 2018
Arizona House Bills: Dual Diagnosis and Regulation of the Behavioral Health Board »
Arizona! There are a couple of bills making their way through the House that are of interest of you. A reminder that all B...
Wednesday, June 27, 2018
Opioid Crisis & Third-Party Payors »
#BillionsNotMillions Back in March of this year, we alerted you about the financial aspect of the national...
Wednesday, June 20, 2018
Ethical Marketing - Illinois HB 4949 and New York AB 7689 »
Illinois House Bill No 4949: Consumer Fraud The Illinois Legislature has passed House Bill No. 4949 , which am...
Wednesday, May 30, 2018
South Carolina SB 962 and New York AB 10870 »
South Carolina SB 962: Licensure for Addiction Counselors South Carolina is considering a bill that would create...
Thursday, May 24, 2018
New Jersey and California Opioid Prescription Regulations »
CA AB 2741 and 2760 The California Senate is considering Assembly Bill 2741 , introduced by Assemblymember Autumn...
Wednesday, May 16, 2018
California, New York, and Federal Issues »
The ongoing issues regarding recovery residences and certificationare being looked at in both California and New York as w...
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
California AB 2804 (Waldron) and South Carolina SB 962 »
California Assembly Bill 2804 (Waldron) was introduced by Assemblymember Marie Waldron, and is currently in committee,...
Thursday, May 3, 2018
Illinois Substance Use Disorder Act »
  Illinois is considering important amendments to the state’s current "Alcoholism and Other Drug Abuse...
Tuesday, April 24, 2018
Senate and House Considering Addiction Bills »
  Major legislation that will impact the addition treatment field is at the forefront of both the  Health, Ed...
Thursday, April 19, 2018
BHAP Supports New York SB 6544A and Illinois HB 4949 »
Ethical practices for substance abuse treatment centers are continuing to get legislative focus.   Both  N...
Thursday, April 19, 2018
AATA Supports CA AB-2214 and NJ A3607 »
With the opioid crisis getting national attention, many states have introduced bills to create voluntary certification thr...
Thursday, March 29, 2018
AATA Supports California SB 1268 »
California is joining the list of states considering targeted legislation to combat the abusive and destructive practice o...
Monday, March 19, 2018
New Jersey Regulations - AB 3607 »
The bipartisan bill  Assembly Bill 3607   has was introduced into the New Jersey State Legislature. The b...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
National Association of Attorneys General »
Over 500,000 sons, daughters, mothers, and fathers gone. The damage opioid manufacturers and distributors created as a res...

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